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Lose weight, use CPAP to control sleep apnea, physicians say

September 24, 2013HME News Staff

PHILADELPHIA - The American College of Physicians says the best way for patients to control obstructive sleep apnea is to maintain a healthy weight and use a CPAP device. In a new clinical practice guide published in the October issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, the group strongly recommends CPAP as the treatment of choice for sleep apnea. It offers a weak endorsement to mandibular advancement devices for people who suffer adverse effects from CPAP. The guide says physicians should also encourage...

Annals of Internal Medicine, CPAP, Sleep Apnea

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